Head of Projects, APAC - Financial Accounting

Location: Gurgaon
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Riyaz Gojree

Contact email: riyaz.gojree@crescendogroup.in
Job ref: 36975
Published: 6 months ago

Head of Projects - APAC – Financial Accounting (12+ Years)

 Location: Gurgaon/ Remote

Looking for a qualified Accountant with 12-15 years of experience in project management having leadership skills to articulate and influence senior stakeholders to simplify complex issues. If this sounds exciting, apply with us!

Your future employer: 38th largest company. 5th largest Asset Manager. 3rd largest insurance company, based on assets. Ranked #1 insurance brand globally and among the top 35 best global brands.



  • Manage the delivery of Financial Accounting transformation projects across the APAC region

  • Manage the delivery of SAP connected projects and process improvement across APAC region

  • Review, document, challenge end to end Financial Accounting processes and deliver efficiency across the APAC region

  • Challenge the status quo of the processes and bring innovation and automation ideas to deliver efficiency saves

  • Liaise with all key stakeholders and project teams to drive the successful project delivery

  • Track progress and identify the issues and risks as they affect project deliverables, time, quality, resourcing and other project considerations.

  • Ensure benefits to customers, partners and stakeholders are clear and projects are delivered to expectations.

  • Support implementation of technical accounting changes in the region like IFRS 17 etc.

  • Support Business Units for technical accounting aspects and provide solutions

  • Support the Regional Head of Accounting in the deliverables of the regional accounting function


  • Qualified Accountant with 12-15 years’ experience and proven skills of project management and transformation of accounting processes in a large multinational environment set up.

  • Good communication skills to manage stakeholders from diverse backgrounds.

  • Sound technical understanding of accounting aspects, preferable in insurance related industry.

  • Understanding and experience of Agile ways of project management.

  • Leadership skills to articulate and influence senior stakeholders to simplify complex issues.

 What’s in it for you?

  • A high-performance culture with phenomenal career progression in terms of individual development to career mobility, to lifelong offers for all our employees worldwide.

  • A stimulating working environment with colleagues from top-tier institutes.

  • Best organisation in terms of the work- life balance with positive learning & growing environment.

  • We provide time flexibility and build on work time models that give you flexibility in planning and combining your work and leisure time

Reach Us:

If you think this role is aligned with your career, kindly write me an email along with your updated CV on riyaz.gojree@crescendogroup.in for a confidential discussion on the role.

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